Frosted Date Creams

Morgan Chicarelli


Ingredients with a star* are for the Brown Butter Frosting.


★★★★★ 2 votes



  • 2 1/4 c
    sifted flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened to room temp
  • 1 1/4 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 2
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    dates, pitted and chopped
  • 1 c
    pecans, chopped
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 1/2 c
    powdered sugar*
  • 4 Tbsp
    hot water*

How to Make Frosted Date Creams


  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees
  2. Sift together flour, baking soda and salt
  3. In a separate bowl cream together butter, brown sugar, eggs, sour cream and vanilla
  4. Blend in the dry mix
  5. Stir in dates and nuts
  6. Drop teaspoons onto cookie sheet and bake 10-14 minutes
  7. Frost Warm (see below for frosting directions)
  8. For Frosting:
    Brown 1/2 C butter, remove from heat.
    Add 1 1/2 C powdered sugar
    Add 3 to 4 Tablespoons hot water.
    Mix (reheat if needed) until smooth

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About Frosted Date Creams

Course/Dish: Cookies, Fruit Desserts
Hashtags: #Fruit, #cookie

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